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The Transparency Caucus' Role

Transparency in government is crucial to our democracy because our government derives its power from the informed consent of the governed.

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Mar 26, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S. Representatives Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Mike Quigley (D-IL) hosted a Congressional Transparency Caucus briefing on the need to promote open government data to enhance government transparency and fuel economic growth and job creation.

Mar 12, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the Congressional Transparency Caucus held its first event of the 113th Congress, bringing together experts in the field to discuss recent progress on Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) reform and continued efforts to improve public access to government records.
May 10, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) and U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) announced the formation of the bipartisan Transparency Caucus which will serve as a resource for Members of Congress on bipartisan open government initiatives.